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Homily at the Ordination of Deacons

Here is the homily given by Bishop Javier Echevarría when ordaining 31 faithful of Opus Dei to the diaconate on 3 November 2012, in the basilica of St. Eugene is Rome.

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31 New Deacons

On November 3, in Rome, the Prelate conferred the diaconate on 31 lay faithful of Opus Dei, who will be ordained priests next May. With homily and photos from the ceremony.

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Prelate Ordains 35 Deacons

On November 5, in Rome, Bishop Javier Echevarría ordained 35 faithful of Opus Dei as deacons. With list of new deacons (to be ordained priests in May), photos, and words from the homily.

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Fr. John Wauck: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

This new video in the Year for Priests focuses on the Holy Mass, the center and root of Christian life.

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The Reason for Our Hope

The particular challenge facing Christians is discovering how to present Jesus Christ to people today. This theme is taken up by Dr. Luis Clavell, professor at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.

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36 Faithful of Opus Dei Ordained Deacons

The new deacons come from 15 countries and were ordained today by the Prelate in the Basílica of San Eugenio in Rome. We present some excerpts from Bishop Javier Echevarría's homily along with the names of the newly ordained deacons.

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"He will descend upon each of these deacons, transforming them into priests of Jesus Christ: priests forever."

The homily given by Bishop Javier Echevarria, the Prelate of Opus Dei, in Rome during the ordination ceremony on May 26, 2007.

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Prelate of Opus Dei ordains 38 new deacons

Bishop Javier Echevarría recently ordained as deacons 38 members of Opus Dei from 18 countries. The ceremony was celebrated at the Basilica of San Eugenio in Rome on the feast of Christ the King. Some excerpts from his homily follow.

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